San Diego: Feb 2-8, 2021

Welcome to the US digital edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival at Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, February 2-8, 2021

We offer a special thanks to the David D. Dodge Foundation for their support.

The San Diego edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival celebrates its 11th season this year with its first digital expansion to audiences across the US from Feb 2-8, 2021. The films are available to audiences in the US and panel discussions will be accessible for free worldwide. The festival is presented with our long-time partners and home in San Diego: The Museum of Photographic Arts.

HRWeekend Amsterdam

From Friday 12th until Sunday 14th of February 2021, Human Rights Watch and partners present the ninth edition of Human Rights Weekend. This year’s edition is brought to you online and free of charge, streaming across the Netherlands. During these dates, we offer three exclusive premieres of captivating documentaries, accompanied by extra features and focussing on diverse issues in Europe, South America and Africa.

All programs will be in English.

This event is free of charge, but your kind donation to Human Rights Watch makes it possible for us to continue our work in protecting human rights around the world. Please consider donating the cost of your ticket via this link.

-The Human Rights Watch Film Festival team


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